Ms. Janet S. Vergis Biography
Ms. Janet S. Vergis
Ms. Vergis has over 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry and recently served as an executive advisor to private equity firms from 2013 to 2019. Prior to her advisory role she was the Chief Executive Officer of OraPharma,lnc., a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on oral health. In that role, she led the turnaround of the business and its subsequent successful sale. Preceding her role at OraPharma, Ms. Vergis managed a $6 billion portfolio at Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) as President of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, McNeil Pediatrics, and Ortho-McNeil Neurologies. Ms. Vergis contributed to a number of Johnson & Johnson companies during her career, serving as a member of company management boards for over 10 years and holding positions of increasing responsibility in research and development, new product development, sales, and marketing. Ms. Vergis serves on the Board of Directors for Church and Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and on the Board of Directors of SGS SA., and previously served on the Board of Directors of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She is also Chair of The Biotechnology Advisory Board and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Counsel for the Eberly College of Science as well as Vice-Chair of the Corporate and Foundation Relations Advisory Board at Penn State. Ms. Vergis earned a B.S. degree in Biology and an M.S. degree in Physiology from The Pennsylvania State University.